Karl Ove Knausgaard
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Karl Ove Knausgaard

Karl Ove Knausgaard was born in Norway in 1968. His debut novel Out of This World won the Norwegian Critics Prize in 2004 and his A Time for Everything was a finalist for the Nordic Council Prize. For My Struggle: Book One, Knausgaard received the Brage Award in 2009, the 2010 Book of the Year Prize in Morgenbladet, and the P2 Listeners' Prize. My Struggle: Book One was a New Yorker Book of the Year and Book Two was listed among the Wall Street Journal's 2013 Books of the Year. My Struggle is a New York Times Best Seller and has been translated into more than fifteen languages. Knausgaard lives in Sweden with his wife and four children.

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Best Sellers

    • My Struggle, Book 1

    • By: Karl Ove Knausgaard, Don Bartlett - translator
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 668
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 596
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 596

    My Struggle: Book One introduces American listeners to the audacious, addictive, and profoundly surprising international literary sensation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Perfect Reading for This Book

    • By Scott on 04-14-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • A Man in Love

    • My Struggle, Book 2
    • By: Karl Ove Knausgaard, Don Bartlett - translator
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 21 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 286
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282

    The character Karl Ove Knausgaard moves to Stockholm, where, having left his wife, he leads a solitary existence....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • i just cant get enough

    • By Dogustation on 05-31-16

    Regular price: $38.49

    • My Struggle, Book 6

    • By: Karl Ove Knausgaard, Martin Aitken - translator, Don Bartlett - translator
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 43 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Unafraid of the big issues - death, love, art, fear - and yet committed to the intimate details of life as it is lived, My Struggle is an essential work of contemporary literature....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best one

    • By Montcalm on 02-22-19

    Regular price: $41.99

    • My Struggle, Book 4

    • By: Karl Ove Knausgaard, Don Bartlett - translator
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 16 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156

    Eighteen years old and fresh out of high school, Karl Ove Knausgaard moves to a tiny fisherman's village far north of the polar circle to work as a schoolteacher....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Tormented Teen Male Mind

    • By W Perry Hall on 06-02-17

    Regular price: $48.99

    • My Struggle, Book 5

    • By: Karl Ove Knausgaard, Don Bartlett - translator
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 21 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144

    As a 19-year-old, Karl Ove moves to Bergen and invests all of himself in his writing. But his efforts get the opposite effect - he wants it so much that he gets writer's block....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the silence of the living...

    • By Darwin8u on 05-10-16

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Autumn

    • By: Karl Ove Knausgaard
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Autumn begins with a letter Karl Ove Knausgaard writes to his unborn daughter, showing her what to expect of the world. He writes one short piece per day....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Vignettes for an Unborn Daughter

    • By Darwin8u on 09-19-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • So Much Longing in So Little Space

    • The Art of Edvard Munch
    • By: Karl Ove Knausgaard
    • Narrated by: Matthew Waterson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    In So Much Longing in So Little Space, Karl Ove Knausgaard sets out to understand the enduring and awesome power of Edvard Munch's work by training his gaze on the landscapes that inspired Munch....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • My Struggle, Book 3

    • By: Karl Ove Knausgaard, Don Bartlett - translator
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179

    A family of four - mother, father, and two boys - move to the south coast of Norway, to a new house on a newly developed site. It is the early 1970s and the family's trajectory is upwardly mobile....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Standing in the Twilight with Time

    • By Darwin8u on 12-09-15

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Summer

    • By: Karl Ove Knausgaard, Ingvild Burkey - translator
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    The conclusion to one of the most extraordinary and original literary projects in recent years, Summer once again intersperses short, vividly descriptive essays with emotionally raw diary entries addressed directly to Knausgaard's newborn daughter....

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Winter

    • By: Karl Ove Knausgaard
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter is an achingly beautiful collection of daily meditations and letters addressed directly to Knaugsaard's unborn daughter....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fall Vignettes for an Unborn Daughter

    • By Darwin8u on 02-11-18

    Regular price: $20.99

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